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after nine years of war, president obama tells the world all u.s. troops are leaving iraq by the end of the year. tonight, the risks of leaving and what the president didn't say about the decision. >>> steve jobs. a first look at the untold story he left behind. the controversial choices he made about fighting his cancer. >>> and making a difference. a restaurant where you don't have to pay if you can't. the famous face behind it and the inspiration he found right here on this broadcast. the inspiration he found right here on this broadcast. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. i'm kate snow in tonight for brian. after nine years of bloody war costing thousands of american lives and hundreds of billions of american dollars, president obama says it is ending. the last american troops in iraq are packing up and getting out by the end of the year. home, he says, in time for the holidays. it was march of 2003 when president george w. bush announced the start of the war against iraq with shock and awe. saddam hussein's rule
just get used to. >> some of your controversy has been you're a bit like kleenex because not every stun weapon is a taser, though people send to say they are. >> although if ln law enforceme we have 90% market share. >> so what's the latest? >> with legalities, an energy weapon has never been directly equated to a death. >> we actually used to say that because it used to be tree, although we have 600,000 weapons of these weapons in the field, so there are cases where tasers have caused deaths and they're preliminarily injuries related to falls. you taser somebody at an elevated height and they fall off. for example, one in new york fell off a second story. these are not risk free by any stretch, but they're a lot safer according to the department of justice than any other force option police have. >> what's interesting, a report by a cardiologist, they reviewed 50 published studies on taser deaths and found many of them were actually linked to financial sources. can you argue that there are truly, truly independent studies that say that tasers overall are not did deadly weapons? >> abso
to the iranian government. the u.s. says it stopped a huge international conspiracy. but does the story all add up? >>> risky business. more surprising news about prostaoste ccer. this time it's another popular vitamin supplement that may be doing more harm than good. >>> and the interrogation of michael jackson's doctor. today jurors heard conrad murray's emotional description of what he told jackson's children on the day he died. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. he remains one of the biggest names in republican politics. we just watched new jersey governor chris christie carry out a personal yet public deliberation over running for president himself. he said no. but today he made a rare and early endorsement for mitt romney for the gop nomination. some republicans, as you know, have shown buyers remorse at the thought of a romney nomination. there's still a big gop market out there for a more conservative candidate. and the ranks are still shifting tonight, but as you're about to see in our exclusive interview with christie and romney
kindle fire, which uses google's android operating system. now here's maria with more of the show. >>> thomas friedman is the "new york times" columnist and the co-aut r of "that used to be us" good to have you on the program. >> good to be here. thank you. >> you described yourself as a frustrated optimist. what did the united states used to be that we aren't anymore? >> the book has a backward looking title but is really a forward-looking book because we believe america had a formula for success that we've gotten away from. that was built on five pillars. educate our people up to and beyond what the current level of technology is, whether it's the cotton gin or the laptop computer. second, have the best infrastructure, roads, telecom. we track the most energetic and talented risk takers. have the best rules on emphasis and have the best government funded research to push out the best technology. that was our formula for success, and what we argued at the beginning of the end of the cold war, we got away from that formula. our real challenge, and i think our real opportunity, is
're at rock bottom. at 1100, as low as i ever want to see us go. >> reporter: police provided evidence and would have recommended murder charges if moreno was still alive. nbc bay area news. >>> it was a big day on capital hill, not because of the economy or jobs but progress stemming from san bruno. senator barbara boxer continued the fight to make gas lines saver. she described what happened in san bruno last year as an absolute horror. vicki has been following the story. how significant was today? >> reporter: huge, raj. today's hearing comes hours after the senate unanimous vote to regulate the pipe industry. senator boxer said the deadly explosion in san bruno was entirely preventable and pg&e and regulators missed multiple opportunities to catch the failure in that pipeline. to its credit, pg&e told lawmakers it hired a former ntsb chairman to oversee the massive changes. jim hall will report directly to them about the progress. the company is aware it needs to modernize its system and set now standards for operational and public safety. the new laws call for automatic and remote
very sad. >> reporter: the latest u.s. census numbers show 111,000 indian americans now live in santa clara county, one of the fastest growing populations in the south bay. some in the indian american community speculate they may be targets because the price of gold is high. today is went for more than $1621 an ounce. and indians tend to buy good quality gold. >> you generally won't find people buying 18 karat gold, because it's also investment. >> reporter: an investment police say people need to do more to protect. fremont police say they have definitely seen an increase in burglary. they suggest you keep the jewelry in a safe at home or in a safe deposit box. nbc bay area news. >> good advice. thank you so much. >>> 67-year-old l.a. county map is lucky to be alive tonight after his car plummeted off a mountain road into a ravine. his own children used technology and determination to find him themselves and begin his rescue. garvin thomass has the story. >> i thought i heard a voice and i said hello, and i screamed down there, and then someone said help. >> reporter: that someone wa
? >> well, there's three of us, joe, peter and myself. and some smaller investors. but we're a group of bay area people that love sports, take love basketball, and we wanted to create the team of the century. so when the team was up for sale, we took the opportunity. >> took it right out from under larry. beat him at his own game. >> yeah, thanks for mentioning that. >> you're welcome. >> so larry ellison had bid for the team, as well. you outbid him and he wasn't pleased. did you talk to him afterwards? >> well, no, but we've beaten larry before in the marketplace, so it wasn't something new. >> let's me point out if larry ellison would like to come on the show and have a rebuttal -- how much influence -- you're vice chairman of the team. how much influence does a guy who love basketball have on the team? we all have fantasy leagues. you have an actual team. you could say i want that guy to play over there. >> joe is the managing partner and he gets input from me, from peter, and for example we're applying some of my software both to the business side and also to the basketball side. so we
and afloat. >>> and another royal wedding. this one not quite so well known but it does give us a colorful glimpse into a fascinating and once hidden world as a king marries a commoner. once hidden world as a king marries a commoner. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. back on september 17, very few people had heard of the protest movement called occupy wall street, but they did and they sure have since then. and so far there have been over 1,000 arrests across the united states as the movement spreads. they share a heritage with other big protest movements in american history. some of them have changed history. even though this protest doesn't look the same or take the same shape exactly any two days in a row. it's on the move. the players change. but the center of the message is increasingly resonating. the crowds tell us that. now the polls tell us that. but tomorrow here in new york an important moment arrives right where it all started. it's where we begin tonight with nbc's mara schiavocampo. mara, good evening. >> reporter: bria
correspondent, a veteran of the battlefield in libya, richard engel here in studio with us. richard, for most of our adult life really, an era is over. >> most libyans never knew another leader. these are shocking images that will resonate not only around the middle east but around the world. an arab dictator killed by his own people. gadhafi's final moments, injured, dazed, manhandled and dying, captured by rebels who prop him up on the hood of a car to take pictures, proof of life, but he wouldn't live much longer. [ gunfire ] >> reporter: news of gadhafi's death triggered wild celebrations across libya. he was killed in sirte, his hometown, in a neighborhood called district 2. fighting there has been intense for weeks. the reason is now obvious. the rebel assault devastated district 2, so today moammar gadhafi tried to escape. in a convoy with body guards he attempted to slip out of sirte, but the convoy was spotted and u.s. officials say targeted by a nato air strike. gadhafi survived the strike. witnesses say he managed to crawl to a nearby drainpipe under a bridge. it was there, in a pi
changed life. and along the way, computing and music. he gave us something to point to with pride. he gave us the icons, fonts, shuffles and swipes of our modern lives. he was relentless, exacting and unique and he was dying of cancer during some of the most productive years of his life. steve jobs was apple and steve jobs was the american innovator of the modern age. he's gone at the age of 56 and we remember him tonight beginning with nbc's george lewis. >> reporter: with the help of a top design team, jobs turned electronic gadgets into objects of desire. there was the macintosh computer in 1984. >> and it has turned out insanely great. >> reporter: the ipod in 2001. and then in 2007 -- >> today, apple is going to reinvent the phone. >> reporter: -- the iphone. and in 2010, the ipad. >> so all these things, one after another after another it's like homerun, homerun, homerun. and there's only one babe. >> reporter: in 1976 steve woszniak and jobs cofounded apple and within ten years it had turned into a $2 billion company with 4,000 employees. >> they were the most fun years of my life.
. nbc's kristen welker traveling with the president in nevada tonight and starts us off from there. kristen, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. the unemployment rate here in nevada is above 13%, so this state is up for grabs in 2012. earlier today president obama announced help for homeowners. here in this las vegas neighborhood. president obama on the road again, accusing a divided congress of foot dragging. >> we can't wait for an increasingly dysfunctional congress to do its job. >> reporter: the president used the power of his office and the optics of a suburban street to sidestep lawmakers, announcing the expansion of a mortgage refinancing program. >> now, this is a painful burden for middle class families and it's also a drag on our economy. when a home loses its value, a family loses a big chunk of their wealth. >> reporter: the plan, starting december 1, specifically targets homeowners with underwater mortgages who owe more than their homes are currently worth. those who have mortgages owned or guaranteed by government lenders fannie mae and freddie mac, loans
on the commandos' helmets during the flight. we land where a source final live gives us the background. >> the target of this operation is one of the leaders of the notorious cartel here. he's allegedly responsible for the capture, torture, and killing of about a dozen federal police officers. >> he's known simply as la tuta. he heads a powerful cartel, notorious for public displays of brutality. they're known as mexico's premier traffickers of crystal meth, nearly all to have to the united states. it was the growing strength and savagery of groups like this that compelled felipe calderone to declare war on the drug cartels. former mexican former minister says mexicans liked the idea. >> they thought it would be easy, quick, and it was a way of showing the flag, showing muscle. >> and the u.s., knowing mexico was fighting to keep drugs off america's streets, pitched in. congress made a $1.4 billion pledge to mexico's war chest. but mexico has been fighting an uphill battle made worse by a river of weapons flowing into the country, which has meant the cartels are often better armed than
phone big debut.รง >>> good morning, everyone. thank you so much for joining us. i'm jon kelley. >> and i'm marla tellez. we begin with a major bust in the south bay, involving drugs, stolen cars and guns. federal state and local law enforcement teamed together to arrest more than 100 people from al wra media, santa claire, santa cruz. the latest from gilroy. >> reporter: this is a big deal. more than 100 arrests all across the bay area and all of those arrested are being brought here to the gilroy police department. now, police right now are being tight lipped about their raid. we do know they've made nor than 100 arrests. it involves guns, drugs, stolen cars and other finds. s.w.a.t. teams from numerous police departments carried out the predawn sting. many of those were in neighborhoods with children and they shook up some of the witnesses. >> pretty scary that all these little kids, mothers walking with their babies around here. >> reporter: some s.w.a.t. team members tell me they didn't find out until last night that they would be involved in this drag net. this is such a big deal th
of the injuries warranted being transported by helicopter. >> joining us on the telephone is dave carbon, he was right in the area when the train crashed, just camping nearby. dave, give us a little about your vantage point and what you saw. >> well, i was out here fishing and i heard a train go by like normal. and we heard a sound like we would never forget and we ran over there and saw the wreck. >> what did it look like? >> the trailer looked like a bomb went off. it was in a million pieces. the rear wheels were at least 150 yards away down the tracks. there was corn feed all over the place. >> right now you're at the scene. in terms of injuries and all the ambulances, we're seeing the video now. can you describe what you're seeing of the injured people on board? >> the police made us back up, but i've seen ambulances coming and going since the accident. a couple i believe were helicoptered out. >> and one last question, how close are you camping? where is your camp site in relation to this accident? >> i'm close enough that after i heard the crash hit, i ran over there and the corn that
>>> a big announcement from the president today about the war in iraq, when the majority of u.s. troops will be leaving and how many will stay behind. >>> officers in one bay area city move in on occupy protesters while another city orders demonstrators to clear out. >>> then what lengths a suspected car thief went to in the east bay to get away from police. >>> good morning. thanks for being with us at 11:00. i'm marla tellez. jon kelley is off today. we begin in oakland, where the city has ordered protesters to clear one of two occupy camps, but the order did not come with a date or a time. and protesters say they aren't leaving anyway. nbc bay area's christie smith is live, near the camp, outside city hall. christie, any idea if or when police may be moving in? >> well, you know, i can tell you that it hasn't happened so far, but i have seen protesters walking around, some of them with this note to vacate in their hand, reading it. the list of problems that the city has with this tent city up in front of franco gallo plaza. the problems are clearly outlined and so is the -- t
californians took part in the largest earthquake drill in u.s. history today, from school kids to adults and the san francisco mayor. the drill was called the great shakeout. the tech museum hosted several schools for the simulations. the method was to drop, cover and hold on. you see the kids doing it. at 10:20 this morning dozens of students took place in the statewide drill. they did other hands-on activities and learned more about how to react to a major earthquake. it's part of the museum's earthquake week. it was a great reminder as we prepare for the next big quake, so the question is, when is it coming? seismologists say there's a 99% chance of a 6.7 or stronger earthquake somewhere in california in the next 30 years. >> we cannot predict when they will occur or exactly where in a given time. we're not there yet, but we're working on it. >> not there yet. seismic technology and monitoring have improved greatly over the years but there's no definitive way to accurately predict earthquakes. >>> new tonight at 6:00, scary, that's how a police veteran officer described the calls that
on "press here." >> good morning, everyone. going sl 13 years old. that is middle aged. now some of us when we get middle age need to rethink who we are. in google's case, it's changing its identity from the website that launched a trillion searches to a search engine for the individual on the go with cell phones and tablets. sill con valley has not seen such a pivot since, perhaps, the dot co dot-com era. each day, more and more customers ask, where am i? what's going on around me and are my friends here too? google has thrown itself into mobile and location, most notably by fostering the development of the android operating system for phones and then buying motorola mobility outright. a shift so huge that the u.s. government will need to sign off on it. google worked to improve its social skills through google plus, updated its maps, and experimented with groupon like local deals. recently, google got into restaurant reviews with its purchase of the gatt. marissa mier is in charge of all kinds of things at google. frankly, whatever google values most at the time, she was the youngest pers
and your portfolio. >>> could there be some pleasant surprises in store for the u.s. economy? one of america's top bankers says there are signs of life that they're watching. >>> and my conversation with golf great annika sorenstam. how she's teaching winning ways to a new generation of female athletes. "the wall street journal report" begins right now. >> this is america's number one financial news program, "the wall street journal report." now, maria bartiromo. >> a crucial european summit this weekend, the goal? to chart a comprehensive course out of the sovereign debt crisis, stabilize the banks and calm international markets. the summit led by german chancellor angela merkel and french president nicolas sarkozy taking place on sunday in belgium. the markets had a choppy week moving in concert with worries about europe, down 250 points on monday, up 180 points on tuesday, then bouncing around later on in the week. the markets rebounded on friday. we're in the thick of earnings season and so far, a mixed picture to report, though not as bad as some had feared. goldman sachs fel
we discovered its uses in heart attack prevention, stroke prevention and just now the news is breaking tonight about its use against colon cancer. put it this way. a bottle of generic aspirin, $4.29. medical research, tens of billions of dollars. a household item that could prevent a range of illnesses, priceless. that's how we begin the broadcast tonight with our chief science correspondent robert bazell. >> reporter: it is more powerful evidence that one of the oldest and cheapest medicines on earth may be one of the most beneficial. british researchers studied people like keith reiger who inherited the gene for lynch syndrome which puts him at very high risk for colon cancer. rieger and his father have had colon cancer. two of his three children inherited the gene. one died at 22 from colon cancer. in the study, 861 people with lynch syndrome took either two 300-milligram tablets of aspirin or a placebo. scientists followed them for two years after they stopped taking the aspirin. >> we reduced by 60% the numbers of colon cancers in the people who actually took aspirin f
protesters and police got ugly. not even news crews were spared as they used tear gas to break up the crowd. >> i think it's obvious the oakland police department is lying through their teeth about exactly what went down. >> reporter: today demonstrators showed off some of the devices they say were used on them, including bean bags, tear gas canisters and rubber bullets. >> watching my brothers and sisters in the street running from the government, shooting at them and attacking them. i sort of feel strange today. >> reporter: demonstrators held a vigil outside the plaza for a man they say was critically injured in last night's protest. this man says he got hit with a rubber bullet when he tried helping the veteran who he says was hit by a tear gas canister. >> i know there's a lot of angry people out there and everything. but there's peaceful people too. and you don't have to hurt us, you know? i've never done anything to anyone. >> there's a huge community people built right now. they think fences and police officers and batons and weapons are going to break that up on? it's only going to
. that policy prohibits them from using rubber bullets, and includes strict guidelines for the use of tear gas. >> you cannot go to a demonstration, be non-violent and then get yourself beaten or shot. that's what we're criticizing in egypt, tunisia and libya, and it's not appropriate there and it's not appropriate here. >> that's one of the things we're looking at. we're looking at did somebody else bring that in? did they not hear the rules, what we could have done to make sure in these mutual assistance packs that rules are followed. >> reporter: a tv spot criticizing the mayor and the city of oakland is airing in the bay area as folks across the country express their outrage. >> i hope they bring the telephone system down in city hall, with so many telephone calls and e-mails. it's appropriate that we stand behind in solidarity with all these people that are out here. >> reporter: and we are back here live, you can see once again hundreds of demonstrators have gathered here at fran frank ogawa plaza, continuing talks for a general strike which will take place next wednesday, that is a city
elementary school. thanks for joining us. i'm raj mathai. >> i'm jessica aguire. an east bay father is not waiting to find out after a nasty and threatening note was left on the desk in walnut creek. the school said they are investigating, but parents are questioning whether they are really doing enough. live in walnut creek and how seriously are police taking this threat? >> reporter: they are taking it very sourcely and investigating what happened on friday. parents were giving this letter simply saying a threatening derogatory note was passed to a fifth grade student by fellow students and the victim said however they didn't respond fast enough. >> very hurtful for my daughter. she is only 11 years old. >> it was an anonymous note left on griffin's daughter's desk in walnut creek. >> the n word was used. threats to get their father's gun and come to school and shoot and kill my daughter. >> griffin said it included a drawing of his daughter being shot. >> there was actually a diagram written. stick figures with my daughter getting shot by a gun. then a message underneath it too.
in oakland that learned they'll be closing at the end of the school year. the district is telling us there may be more closures to come. i'll have that story coming up. >>> the east bay braces for another round of aftershocks after an early morning jolt rattles the bay area landmark. the news at 11:00 starts now. redell. fur. >> good morning and thanks for being with us. i'm ma latte easiest. >> i'm jon kelley. the question is, was this a big-time win for occupy protests in san francisco and a loss for mayor ed lee or was it merely a training exercise? >> san francisco police suit up in riot gear and get foo formation but tn they go home quietly. >> this morning protesters still camping out at justin herman plaza where bob redell has been all morning. he joins us with a look what happened overnight. bob, what is going on right now? >> john and marla, we spoking with police a short while ago and they tell us there never was any plans overnight to shutdown occupy sf's campsite here at justin herman plaza, a site they have occupied the past two weeks. those 200 police officers we took p
. good morning, everybody. thanks for being with us. i'm mara tellez. >> i'm jon kelley. this morning, moammar gadhafi, one of the longest serving dictators in the world is now dead, killed in his hometown after months in hiding. >> the news confirmed by libya's prime minister is changing the landscape of the country and impacting politics throughout the world. we are waiting for a special report any minute from the nation's capital, but first, nbc bay area's steve handles it man is live in washington, d.c. this morning with the latest on the capture and death of gadhafi. >> marla, and jon. good day to you. here in washington, any moment now, president obama will come out into the rose garden at the white house, no doubt to not only confirm that the u.s. government now officially is saying that moammar gadhafi is dead, but to comment on it because in the view of many worldwide, the dictator is gone because of what barack obama did, and there's satisfaction here in washington today because a limited u.s. role, a limited u.s. military role seems to have come to a satisfactory conclusion
hear you. >> a time for change has come! chris: facing mount rushmore. he promised us change and said he would be transformative, the kind of president who turned history. has the time come for barack obama to learn from a leader who did, the most inspiring democrat of our time. does jack kennedy have stuff to teach barack obama? the brothers and sisters, kennedy had the irish mafia. obama has tried to do it alone. has he have time to build a team. political confederates who can fight for him. can he pull a solo act and start to lead? finally, bad news bears. where do they find this crew? perry is falling, bachmann is falling. something is raising cain but nobody knows what. with time flying, the vast american middle is fleeing. with their chances good, why are the republicans so bad? hi, i'm chris matthews. welcome to the show. with us today. the "washington post" bob woodward, nbc's andrea mitchell, the bbc's katty kay and the "new york magazine's" john heilemann. first up, since the 1957 shock of sputnik, there have been few times as unsettling as today. can we shake off this sense
very much for joining us. i'm jon kelley. >> and i'm marla tellez. we begin with a takeover in san francisco. dozens of homeless people have moved into several empty buildings and they say they're not leaving. their message? they want more housing for the homeless. nbc bay area's traci grant has more. >> reporter: nearly 20 years, in last night of world homeless day, they took over a number of buildings here in the city. now, i want you to take a look at charlie's hotel, right behind me. the group says there are at least a dozen people squatting inside the empty hotel, to bring attention to the fact that people are living on the street while many buildings are unoccupied across the city. now, activists took over charlie's hotel last night as well as a couple of other buildings nearby, including the cathedral hotel. organizers say they have been accompanied this time by members of occupy sf, who have been living in an encampment if front of the federal reserve building downtown for the last week. homes not jail says its purpose is to increase awareness of the fact that there are mor
allow us to broaden the base, reduce the overall rate, and this is exactly what the president's bipartisan commission talked about. that could be much more pro growth. >> we talk about this a lot. i feel like i've been hearing this idea of tax reform for a long time. >> oh, yeah. >> it does include lowering corporate taxes to get corporations to hire, because they feel like when they hire one person, it's not just about the salary, it's about the health care benefits and the long-term benefits that person will get, and that costs money. so why haven't we seen an overall reconstruction of the tax code given the people? the bowl simpson agreement came up with that. we keep hearing about it but it doesn't happen. >> i keep my fingers crossed. maybe i'm too hopeful that that's what the committee is going to come up with. maybe they can put us on a path to going to more fundamental reform. we have a very high tax on corporations on capital in the u.s. and that's one of the reasons why we're not getting some of the longer term investment and the hiring we really need to have for rec
says it is keeping the fees, but it will drop that debit card fee for customers who use direct deposit on their paycheck, who use a bank of america credit card and also who maintain a minimum balance. no word on what that minimum balance might be. in the past it's been thousands of dollars. for a quick sampling of public opinion about those debit card fees look no further than youtube. >> i have a bone to pick with bank of america. >> pay off whatever checks you have and withdraw all of your money. >> bank wars! >> reporter: while bank of america, sun trust and regions financial are sticking with their plans to charge customers a monthly fee for debit card purchases, some of their biggest competitors have decided not to go along including u.s. bancorp., pnc, citigroup, and key bank. and chase says it's abandoning its debit card fee plans. >> this was a netflix moment for bank customers. they have been hearing about one new fee after another and this one was the one that tipped them over the edge. >> reporter: experts warn, look out for so-called stealth fees for receiving a paper state
in our environment. mary ann join us with advice. >> it has also been found in some types of lettuce, but this is the one thing you need to remember. heat is your friend. that's the best way to kill listeria, but if that's not an option, there are other ways to minimize your risk. this is what listeria looks like under the mike scope. >> listeria has a remarkable ability to travel from one cell to the other in the human body without going outside. >> enabling it to hide from antibodies, with possibly deadly consequenc consequences. >> in some people, it can get into the brain and cause meningitis. >> in the latest outbreak, it is blamed for the deaths of at least 15 people nationwide. health officials traced four strains to this colorado antelope farm. and farms in solinas is recalling more than 90 cases of bagged, chopped, romaine lettuce after a sample detected listeria. experts say the bacteria occurs naturally in our environment, found in soil and water, so how do you protect your family? allen teaches food handling safety at san jose state university. he says cooking is your onl
here with us in new york. thanks, as always. >>> even with all of this to contend with, there's still no agreement in washington about remedies for the unemployment rate. and a funny thing happened to president obama on the road today, pushing his plan. some bad news regarding a big store chain got in the way. our own kristen welker traveling with the president tonight, joining us from emporia, virginia. kristen, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. well, this is day two of the president's campaign style bus tour, which has been billed as a trip to sell his jobs plan in these key swing states of virginia and north carolina. president obama had harsh words for congressional republicans again today. >> their plan says we need to go back to the good old days before the financial crisis when wall street wrote its own rules. our plan says, we need to make it easier for small businesses on main street. >> back in washington, republicans kept up their counterattacks. >> i know he's desperately interested in trying to blame anybody else. but he's the president of the united states.
county are here helping as well as the u.s. marshals search for aaron bassler. we're learning an fbi s.w.a.t. team in san francisco told authorities here that they are ready to come up to ft. bragg if needed. despite a massive man hunt several miles away, neighbors who live in the forest off highway 20 wish the whole thing would end. >> for everybody around here just wish he would get wise and give up. do his family a favor. >> reporter: after 35 days, double homicide suspect aaron bassler continues to elude the officers and the deputies looking for him. his only sighting thursday, when he confronted three sheriff deputies and shots were fired. the deputies were not hurt but dogs were sent in today to sniff around in case bassler was hit. >> he ain't got a chance with the cops. you know that yourself. he ain't got a chance to come up here and surrender. >> reporter: bassler is accused of killing matthew coleman. and ft. bragg council man jerry melo. mayor dave turner considered melo a friend. >> we'll forever realize his loss and feel it on a daily, weekly, yearly basis. >> reporter: t
had been tampered with by the time they got to the victim but would not give us any details on how exactly it may have been compromised. one woman who was at the funeral said she and her husband had just left when she heard about the shooting. >> i'm just shocked. i'm really shocked that something would happen because i've known hell's angels and all the other groups for years and years and years and there is a code of ethics. you never do anything at a funeral. i mean, just -- that is completely abominable. >> reporter: police say so far no one has been arrested and they have no suspects. right now they are still working on interviewing witnesses. police say there were 4,000 people at the funeral for pettigrew when the shooting occurred. he was shot last month in a casino in sparks, nevada allegedly by a member of the rival club. the cemetery has been shut down as well as the surrounding streets as i mentioned as investigators gather what evidence they can. live in san jose, kimberly terry, nbc. >> thank you. >>> tens of thousands of people around the world took to the streets tod
police department. she will be briefing us in about ten minutes. she did tell me that they do not have the suspect. so far, we'll have an update coming up at 6:00. reporting live in oakland, cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news. >> once again, this is a safety issue and a traffic issue. parts of westbound 580 near the high street exit are closed. we'll continue to follow this story throughout this newscast. 24 hours of terror. a day and night filled with tension and fear. but it's finally over. the man believed to be responsible for yesterday's deadly shootingpree is dead himself. three deputies spotted a person around 7:30 this morning. it wasn't too far from where he tried to carjack a woman yesterday. officers say he was brandishing a gun, and they opened fire on him once he approached them. serious questions remain about what triggered him to kill three people and injure several others. we have reports from multiple angles tonight. jodi hernandez talks to the survivor of a shooting spree. we begin with marianne favro. >> reporter: raj, very just confirmed with the santa clara county coro
, everybody. thanks for being with us at 11:00. i'm marla tellez. >> good morning. i'm jon kelley. it was quite the scene out at oakland this morning. tear gas, riot gear and cuffs. oakland police, under the cover of darkness, descended upon protesters. protester, pounding on drum, setting off firecrackers and holding firm as police swarm, dismantling camp and cuffing 75 of those who decided to stay put. >>> frank ogala plaza was raided, giving people a chance to leave before they moved in. christie smith joins us from there. >> reporter: oakland police still have the entire plaza blocked off here while they go through all the things that were left behind after this raid. i tell you, this was hundreds of police officers from everywhere. they surrounded the protesters. they were shoulder to shoulder. protesters don't like how it went down. interim police chief says he's pleased. at 4:30, okay laakland police r up in riot gear. first, there were warnings, then they moved in to break up the tent city at frank ogala plaza, known as occupy oakland. >> they pushed people here and this w
. >>> plus the u.s. military shows how serious it is in the prosecution of three marines, accused of hazing a south bay man. >>> and a person in a wheelchair run down on the streets of san francisco. the news at 11:00 am starts right now. >>> good morning and thanks for being with us at 11. i'm marla tellez. >>> and i'm jon kelley. a major milestone this morning for the bay tiec s oonas sectio eastern span bridge deck is being lowered into place. eventually, it will connect the bay bridge with yerba buena and treasure island. >> christie smith is live with a look at the progress. >> reporter: good morning to you, jon. happy friday. we have an incredible view as this final piece, the 28th piece, is lowered into place as we speak. this is a thousand-ton piece of steel. what it means is that the self-anchored suspension span is no longer in bees out here. it's one continuous road. still needs concrete and earthquake ties at the joints. a lot of other work. really, this is, as you said, a major milestone. stronger in a quake after a section of the old bridge went down in the loma prieta quake i
about that. then, there is the question of what type of nonlethal force was used last night listen too what the interim chief had to say. >> to my knowledge, none of the police officers used rubber bullets, we don't have that in our inventory or rubber dowels. we don't have that. >> flash grenades? >> we did not use that. it was the gas ball that we rolled. at people's feet. that could be perceived as a flash bag. let's take a look at our chopper. howard jordan, the interim chief getting a lot of heat on the second week on the job. the chief is saying because this was mutual aid situation, other police agencies could have used other methods to disperse the crowd. in fact, a lot of protesters last night are walking around with rubber bullets in their hands saying that if they did not use rubber bullets, what is this? they said a lot in that news conference today. we will have a full report coming up at 11:00 tonight. reporting live, i'm cheryl heard, nbc bay area news. >> thank you very much, cheryl. we saw what you saw last night was chaotic. in the aftermooth, we also learned that one
that wrote the stucks net worm. a digital code used to attack the computers controlling iran's nuclear industry. it's been said, possibly the israelis or even the united states may have been behind that stuck's net attack. a far cry from the annoying day-to-day goblins that hackers use to attack personal computers. symantec the global security company was the first to the publicize the existence of this new threat. one of self that hit major several national assets. google and several defense contractors have repeatedly been attacked by agencies of a foreign country. google says it's likely china. enrique salem is head of symantec, the largest security software company in the world and he also sits on president obama's management advisory board, which advises the federal got best business practices. joined by john forte of cnbc. and fortune. the security world has moved from that annoying dmid somebody's basement who is up to no good to perhaps entire foreign governments on the attack. >> i think it's clear that the different people who are now involved in attacks have moved from the k
on the dow once again. america's economic report card is in. the gross domestic product that brought us the measure of the strength of the economy showed an annualized growth rate of 2.5% in the third quarter. it lessens the possibility of a double dip recession. >>> they are beating analyst expectations. exxonmobil and dupont all missed expectations. netflix beat expectations, but it is losing subscribers. amazon fell sort but it is investing capital in long-term projects. ibm has a new woman in charge. virginia rometti named ceo and president this week. there are now 16 women ceos of fortune 500 companies, the most ever. >>> it has been an incredibly event ful week to europe's bailout plan to the gdp. where it might head next, author of the book "overhaul." steve, good to have you on the program. thanks for joining us. >> nice to be here, maria. >> so it seems europe will help bail out banks, holding out for that greek debt. do you think this is a fix here, or are there more bumps in the road? how do you see this? >> i think the best way to describe this is the end of the beginning. t
earthquake in turkey. >>> money pit? a damning government report slams u.s. police training efforts in iraq. >>> and re-igniting the flame, lady liberty is about to get a >>> and re-igniting the flame, lady liberty is about to get a 21st century upgrade. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello, and good morning. i'm lynn berry. welcome to our viewers across the nation include the pacific time zone. today we begin with tragedy in turkey. rescuers are digging through dust and rubble in eastern turkey this morning after a powerful 7.2 earthquake struck near the country's border with sunday on sunday. at least 270 people are dead. hundreds more injured, and authorities fear that death toll could rise dramatically in the days ahead. emily morgan from our english broadcasting partner itn reports. >> reporter: grimacing and in pain, but alive, this woman was pulled out from under a collapsed building eight hours after the earthquake struck. working by torchlight rescuers have been looking for survivors trapped by concrete. she was searching for relatives here. this was a seven-stor
, gaddafi's fall with not a single u.s. casualty, is more evident that republicans can't hit this democrat as soft on national security. i'm chris matthews. with us today, michael duffy, "time" magazine, cnn's gloria borger, nbc's kelly o'donnell and "the washington post's" david ignatius. first up, with two months before voting starts, where's the excitement over the guy who looks like the nominee. see if you detect resignation on the conservative side. >> the conventional wisdom is that romney has the lead and he's the presumptive nominee. >> i would be very, very surprised right now, almost if romney didn't get the nomination. am i being naive here or foolish? >> i think if you had to bet the house on that, you'd win big. chris: this week's associated press poll has romney at 30% but herman cain and rick perry have 39%. it looks like they don't have a thrill up their leg about this guy. they're not excited about this guy, nobody is on the right. but he looks like he's creeping up to inevitability. this may be the one year when likability doesn't matter. with housing starts slowing and u
's jodi hernandez who has the newest details for us joining us live in san leandro with the very latest. jodi? >> reporter: police say a witness has stepped forward and provided a detailed description of someone who may have been involved in the shooting. now police are trying to identify that person of interest and hopefully arrest those responsible for this deadly and devastating shooting. you're looking at a sketch of one san leandro police call a person of interest in a shooting that left three young people dead. police say at least two people dressed in hoodies opened fire on a crowd of youngsters who had just left a party at a san leandro warehouse early sunday morning. >> we're still trying to develop what the motive was, still trying to find out if there were conflicts prior to the party. >> reporter: sherry put up a memorial at the site today. she knew both leneasha and joshua. >> it's hard. it's hard to give these kids answers. i'm 42 years old and i don't have any answers. >> she was just a person very focused on goodness and the best in people. >> reporter: sally, director o
are flying in seattle. >> okay! >> the fish market is obviously behind us. there is a reason behind their madness and we'll reveal that later. >> hi, everybody. [ applause ] >> look at our crowd. we have a killer crowd. i've got to tell you, they were out here, what time were they out? >> we came in around 4:00. >> and people were here. >> we thank you guys for all coming out and to visit us and say hi. >> you've been getting a little bit of a tour of seattle. >> wait a minute. on what it in, we had a huge tragedy. we don't want to talk about it. >> we ran out of wine on the airline. we're not going to mention any names delta. >> but we have definitely been making up for it here. >> and we are drinking washington state wine, people! >> we just want to give you a little overview of what's going on in seattle. just so you know where we are, seattle is about 2,400 miles from new york city as the crow flies south of the u.s./canadian border. you can drive to vancouver in about 2 1/2 hours. >> i love to do that. >> the city surrounded by water. the puget sound to the west and lake washin
jodi hernandez has the details tonight. she joins us from pittsburgh where an entire neighborhood is stunned. >> reporter: this party certainly didn't go off as planned. this house is filled with small children yesterday celebrating a 3-year-old's birthday. they had a bouncy hat and, of course, cake and ice cream. instead of leaving with party favors, some of the children left with bullet wounds. bullet holes and smashed birthday cake marks the scene where gunmen opened fire at a children's birthday party in pittsburgh last night, leaving three teenagers and a 9-year-old girl with bullet wounds. >> i don't know what i'm feeling. everybody is scared. >> reporter: hector says ten small childrens were at the gathering celebrating his daughter's third birthday when two young men in hoodies walked up and pulled out guns. he has no idea why. >> my family never had problems. everybody is working hard. we don't bother anybody. >> it's usually a quiet neighborhood, and we never have anything this devastating happen in our neighborhood. >> reporter: neighbors say they're rattled, too. they
and a spokesman declined to speculate about the motive. still, other friends tell us he felt targeted by co-workers because he was black. he was the only african-american on that shift. they deny race had anything to do with the shootings. >> caller: we totally disagree with any infrance there was racial activity or discrimination on behalf of the company. we are very, very committed to diversity in the workplace. we keep that very high on employees minds and we feel there was no racial discrimination. >> it appears there were indicators for a couple days that something wasn't right with him. still, those who knew him said repeatedly this is the last thing they expected from this family man. lehigh says they will pay for the counseling of the victims who survived and the funerals of those who did not. the company says it will pay the salaries of the workers as long as that plant is closed. we just got ahold of surveillance video from where he was last seen. we are taking a look at the vid owe now and will show it as soon as we can up load it. >> thank you, damian. let's talk about the manhu
signed into law today. among the 140 bills, tanning beds. teens are no longer allowed to use tanning salons even with parents' permission. other new laws, governor brown outlawed the open carrying of unloaded gun is citing safety concerns. he approved a bill requiring health plans to cover behavioral therapy for children with autism. all these laws go into effect on new year's day. >>> we have some developing news happening right now. hundreds of people are demonstrating in downtown oakland as part of occupy oakland. here's a live picture of the protests which started about an hour ago in downtown oakland. it's very peaceful right now as you can see. but a large demonstration gathering. this demonstration is part of a grassroots movement that's been sweeping the country from san francisco to new york city. we hear teachers and nurses' unions are part of this protest. the occupy wall street movement is a mass demonstration against financial greed and corruption that started in new york in mid-september. the group claimed to advocate for 99% of americans and against the 1% which they s
. >> apparently it's kay under day. we had a great time, a great time. for those of you who didn't see us yesterday, we thought we would let you know where seattle is. apparently the most intelligent people in the world live in seattle. here it is, you guys. >> it's nestled between two mountain ranges for those of you here, you know. folks at home may not. the snow-capped olympics to the west, cascades to the east making this city an outdoor lover's paradise. kayaking, fishing. skig, mountain biking, all huge here. >> and the beautiful flower is the dalia. am i pronouncing it right? you don't seem impressed. >> i don't know if you know this but it's also home to the second germiest attraction in the country. you know what that is? it's called gum wall. it is nasty. >> it's second only to the blarney stone in ireland. >> people put up chewed gum. look at it. so that's it. "stuck on you." also, you guys, we are sitting at this wonderful, wonderful market. we had fun yesterday. first of all, i did not understand the thing about the flying fish at pike's market. >> pike place market. >> exact
surfers used beach towels to try to stop bleeding until the paramedics were able to get there. he was then treated on the beach for injuries and flown to the regional medical center of san jose. >> freaks me out. i started sweating at 7:50 when somebody called about it. >> reporter: what is believed to be a 15 foot long shark was spotted yesterday a quarter mile off sea cliff state beach, that's 28 miles north of where this shark attack happened. it is not clear what type of shark wept after him this morning. shark researchers say there have been a lot of sharks spotted near beaches south of capitola. the last shark attack in the area was four years ago in the exact same beach he was surfing at this morning. that surfer also injured, but also survived. live in san jose, kimberly terry, nabs bay area news. >>> in the meantime, in san francisco today, occupy demonstrators got a boost from filmmaker michael moore. >> stole the future of so many of our citizens, and not only were they not arrested for it, they were rewarded! >> moore encouraged protesters to continue to speak out, say
: it was a limited u.s. role, bombing last spring when the rebels faced massacre then pushing other nato nations to take over. they say they found him in the sewer in a truck where they say he was shot in the head in crossfire. this is closure for loved ones remembered at this monument in new york. killed when the libyan dictator allegedly had their u.s. jetliner blown up in 1988. >> and to finally get the man that ordered the bombing of pan am 103 eliminated, that is true justice. >> reporter: in libya, they celebrated into the night. but u.s. officials worry, any aircraft missiles are unaccounted for here, islamic radicals could capitalize on the chaos. the revolutions won, said president obama, but there's more to do. >> to secure dangerous materials and to respect the human rights of all libyans. >> reporter: two things libya has to learn with gadhafi dead. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, washington. >>> early this morning, secretary of state hillary clinton, who had just been in tripoli days ago, responded to gadhafi's killing, calling it a new era for libya. speaking from islamabad, she al
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